Website Stanley Black & Decker

Orbital Weld Operator (CAM EA Patten) Job Highlights

Title Orbital Weld Operator – CAM EA Patten
Type Full Time
Experience Not Indicated
Function Manufacturing
Location Manchester, CT, United States
Company Stanley Black & Decker

Company Profile

Stanley Black & Decker is a diversified global provider of hand tools, power tools, and related accessories, mechanical access and electronic security solutions, healthcare solutions, engineered fastening systems, and more.

Consolidated Aerospace Manufacturing (CAM) is the primary division of Stanley Black & Decker Aerospace. It is a leading innovator and strategic partner in the manufacturing of fasteners, fittings, and engineered products for the aerospace, defense, and industrial markets.

Job Profile

The company (Consolidated Aerospace Manufacturing) is searching for an Orbital Weld Operator who will be responsible for the setting up and welding of aerospace tubes to machined fittings using Orbital welding technology.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • The candidates may be required to possess previous work experience in the related field.
  • The 1st Shift Orbital Welder to be certified to AWS D17.1 Aerospace Specification as required for Orbital welding of aviation hardware from 0.028” to 0.083” thickness, comprised of stainless steel, Inconel, and Titanium alloys.


  • Borescope inspection for root side weld defects. Visual weld inspection using fillet weld gauges, calipers, micrometers, height gauges, and final weld fixtures.
  • Cleans work area, tools, and equipment at end of shift.
  • Complies with internal quality system and regulatory requirements.
  • Create or adjust programs to be certified for future production welding.
  • Daily compliance to customer drawings and specifications to maintain aerospace Quality Standards.
  • Follows all business policies and procedures.
  • Inspects, maintains, logs preventative maintenance on equipment needed for welding and fabricating.
  • Lean Manufacturing, general housekeeping, work in a teaming environment, 5S.
  • Maintains qualification for welding certifications.
  • Sets up machines according to work instructions.
  • Set-up and layout jobs using Operation Sheets and fixtures following welding procedures for Orbital welding.
  • Solvent cleaning to prepare weld joints for welding.
  • Tack welding, fabrication of shop aids, and fixtures to assist fabrication and welding.
  • Weld inspection for weld size, face, root reinforcement.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Desired Characteristics

  • Excellent attendance and punctuality history.
  • Makes decisions based on experience and available data.
  • Requires minimal supervision to plan and schedule workload according to the production schedule to meet manufacturing needs.
  • Strives to meet or exceed job requirements.


  • Ability to pass Orbital welding assessment and become certified on required alloy/joint combinations.
  • Ability to read/write/speak English.
  • Good attention to detail and understanding of fusion welding.
  • Interprets specifications, Procedures, and work instructions.
  • Near vision of Jaeger #2 at 12” and far vision of 20/30 or better in either eye, with or without corrective lenses.
  • Occasionally required to lift 5 – 30 lbs.
  • Uses mathematical and reading skills.


  • The company offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Time Off, including paid vacation, holidays & personal days, and tuition reimbursement.
  • And, of course, discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and products and well as discount programs for many other vendors and partners.

Other Requirements

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States.

Employer’s Statement

Stanley Black & Decker is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, or any other protected characteristic.

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